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  • Kate Chopin: The Awakening (Norton)
  • Stephen Crane: The Red Badge of Courage (Norton)
  • Theodore Dreiser: Sister Carrie (Norton)

Texts from The Norton Anthology of American Literature:

  • Rebecca Harding Davis, "Life in the Iron-Mills"
  • Walt Whitman,"When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd"
  • Emily Dickinson, the poems 49,130,328,341,441,465,712,1129
  • Bret Harte, "The Outcasts of Poker Flat"
  • Henry James, "The Beast in the Jungle"
  • William Dean Howells, "Editha"
  • Mary Wilkins Freeman, "A New England Nun"
  • Zitkala Sä (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin), "Impressions of an Indian Childhood"
  • Sui Sin Far (Edith Maud Eaton), "Mrs. Spring Fragrance"
  • Charles W. Chestnutt, "The Wife of His Youth"


C. Vann Woodward, The Strange Career of Jimmy Crow. Oxford University Press; ISBN: 0195146905; Commemrtv edition (November 2001) pp. 3-109

Allen Trachtenberg: The Incorporation of America, 1982. Hill & Wang. ISBN: 0-8090-5827-8.

Published Mar. 6, 2005 12:24 PM